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Manchester Law Firm’s Campaign to Support Dementia is a Knitting Success

LEADING LAW FIRM, Slater Heelis LLP has provided local care home residents living with dementia therapeutic support as a result of its innovative Twiddlemuff campaign. To support National Dementia Awareness Week, the legal practice reached out to local knitting enthusiasts…

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Chris Bishop of Slater Heelis (centre) with members of the SunSport Velo cycling team and coach Stuart Percival (far left)

Sunsport Velo: The Season So Far

We love cycling at Slater Heelis, and we’re extremely proud to be sponsoring local cycling team Sunport Velo this season. Sunsport have been having a brilliant season so far, consistently placing extremely well in their races, and are currently preparing…

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Trafford Law Society makes major donation to Skullfades Foundation

  A James Bond themed ‘Skyball’ raised a four-figure sum to support Manchester’s homeless community. The Trafford Law Society event saw lawyers from across South Manchester donate £1,200 to support the work of the Skullfades Foundation, a charity established by…

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Uber Granted right of appeal

Minicab company, Uber, has been granted the right to appeal against a recent employment tribunal ruling concerning the employment status of its drivers.  Towards the end of last year, the London employment tribunal heard cases from two Uber drivers on…

Senior Manager’s failure amounts to gross misconduct

The case of Adesokin v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Limited concerned one of Sainsbury’s Regional Operations Managers, A. Sainsbury’s operates an employee engagement procedure, which deals with progression, target setting and pay etc. A was responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of…

Slater Heelis Launches Twiddlemuff Drive For Those With Dementia

The Private Client team at Slater Heelis are asking the crafty folk of Greater Manchester to get out their knitting needles to help those with dementia. We are collecting ‘Twiddlemuffs’, a colourful and engaging dementia aid which can be made…

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Government’s U Turn Over National Insurance Increase

The Government has announced that it has no plans to increase national insurance rates for the self-employed during its time in office. It was originally anticipated that class four NICS (contributions paid by the self-employed) would increase from 9% to…

Commercial Property team continues to expand

CAMILLA THORNBERRY, joins Slater Heelis as an Associate Solicitor from international law firm Trowers & Hamlins. She will work as part of the Commercial Property team, primarily focusing on residential development, and will be based in the firm’s Manchester city…

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Probate Fees Increase

The UK government has announced a significant change in the way probate fees work, moving from a flat fee of £155 through a solicitor or £215 by a member of the public for estates to a sliding scale based on…

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